Proclamation Declaring the Agreement on Social Security Between Canada and the Republic of the Philippines in Force March 1, 1997
Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God of the United Kingdom, Canada and Her other Realm and Territories QUEEN, Head of the Commonwealth, Defender of the Faith.
TO All To Whom these Presents shall come or whom the same may in any way concern,
Whereas, by Order in Council P.C. 1995-138 of January 31, 1995, the Governor in Council declared that, in accordance with Article XXIII of the Agreement on Social Security between Canada and the Republic of the Philippines, signed at Winnipeg on September 9, 1994, the Agreement shall enter into force on the first day of the fourth month following the month in which each Party shall have received written notification from the other Party that it has complied with all statutory requirements for the entry into force of this Agreement;
Whereas the Order was laid before Parliament on February 15, 1995;
Whereas, before the twentieth sitting day after the Order had been laid before Parliament, no motion for the consideration of either House to the effect that the Order be revoked was filed with the Speaker of the appropriate House;
Whereas, pursuant to subsection 42(2) of the Old Age Security Act, the Order came into force on the thirtieth sitting day after it had been laid before Parliament, being April 5, 1995;
Whereas instruments of ratification were exchanged on November 23, 1996;
And whereas the Agreement shall enter into force on the first day of the fourth month following the month in which the instruments of ratification were exchanged, being March 1, 1997;
And whereas, by Order in Council P.C. 1997-193 of February 11, 1997, the Governor in Council directed that a proclamation do issue giving notice that the Agreement on Social Security between Canada and the Republic of the Philippines is in force as of March 1, 1997;
Now Know You that We, by and with the advice of Our Privy Council for Canada, do by this Our Proclamation give notice that the Agreement on Social Security between Canada and the Republic of the Philippines, signed at Winnipeg on September 9, 1994, a copy of which is annexed hereto, is in force as of March 1, 1997.
Of All Which Our Loving Subjects and all others whom these Presents may concern are hereby required to take notice and to govern themselves accordingly.
In Testimony Whereof, We have caused these Our Letters to be made Patent and the Great Seal of Canada to be hereunto affixed. Witness: Our Right Trusty and Well-beloved Roméo A. LeBlanc, a Member of Our Privy Council for Canada, Chancellor and Principal Companion of Our Order of Canada, Chancellor and Commander of Our Order of Military Merit, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada.
At Our Government House, in Our City of Ottawa, this twenty-fourth day of February in the year of Our Lord one thousand nine hundred and ninety-seven and in the forty-sixth year of Our Reign.
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